The Metal Cell Podcast

Episode 90: Acid Reign's Howard 'H' Smith. Legendary front-man for UK Thrashers and successful comedian.

September 17th, 2020

Originally formed in Harrogate, Yorkshire in 1985, Acid Reign debuted with the Moshkinstein EP in 1988 with first full-length The Fear dropping the following year.1990’s Obnoxious ditched most of the light-hearted references from previous albums and took a turn for the progressive, before the band split up one year later. Returning in 2019 with the brilliant and critically acclaimed "The Age Of Entitlement", the rebooted band seems more serious than ever, with vocalist Howard ‘H’ Smith as sole remaining founding member. Myself and Joe caught up with 'H' and talked about his two main loves, which are metal and comedy. We get to cover everything from Marillion, Judas Priest, Irish gigs, Podcasts and his successful transformation to stand up/character comedy, that have seen him develop his frontman skills into one of the best UK comedians on the scene today.

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